University of Calgary Reviews

Updated Dec 6, 2021

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University of Calgary President and Vice-Chancellor Ed McCauley
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23 Ratings
Pros
  • "this is a productive work environment(in 98 reviews)

  • "Great place to work with great work life balance(in 78 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Low salary for the amount of work to do(in 28 reviews)

  • "Low pay it's a uni job so don't expect much(in 27 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      Dec 4, 2021 - Residence Life Coordinator in Calgary, AB
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      Pros

      Everything was very good I really enjoyed it

      Cons

      There was no cons associated

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Ambitious and entrepreneurial university

      Dec 1, 2021 - Associate Professor in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The University of Calgary really rewards those who are talented, nice people with ambition.

      Cons

      The Peoplesoft IT system is outdated and the university bureaucracy can get in the way.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Not fulfilling

      Nov 24, 2021 - Research Analyst in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good research opportunities and self management

      Cons

      Could get way too hierarchical

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Nov 22, 2021 - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good environment to work in

      Cons

      No place to grow your career

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee

      Not Great

      Dec 6, 2021 - Enrolment Services Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent health, dental, and disability benefits. Pension matching for full-time, salaried employees. Tuition Support and lots of learning opportunities.

      Cons

      Extremely low salary ranges; underpaid for the workload and expectations for the role, and limited opportunity for increases or growth. Toxic environment; struggled to retain employees.

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Nov 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great environment to work and collaborate

      Cons

      Working at a large institution

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      master's student

      Nov 18, 2021 - Graduate Student 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good environment diversity professional safe heath care friendly work environment

      Cons

      heavy course workload for graduate student

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great work place

      Nov 13, 2021 - Software Developer in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good work place full of smart people - research driven

      Cons

      - detached from industry - not much room for growth

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Work Environment

      Nov 25, 2021 - Contract Administrator in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly and work life balance

      Cons

      No room for job change

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great segway

      Nov 7, 2021 - Postdoctoral Fellow in Calgary, AB
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Health benefits, flexible.hours, opportunities for training

      Cons

      Low salary, no employment insurance,

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